Audio sample from 2 December 2012 Advent Festival|
(Virgil T. Ford composer; sung by the choral scholars, L-R,
Rocco Contini, Kathryn Coccia, Jenna Freisthler, and Ray Wolfe.)
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Seeking and serving Christ in all persons
Welcome! The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Athens, Ohio is a diverse, welcoming, growing congregation, committed to seeking and serving Christ in all persons. We are a parish church and are also responsible for ministry at Ohio University.
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8:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite I, Bishop Black Chapel
10:15 a.m. - Fully Staffed Nursery A fully staffed nursery is provided downstairs for children age 5 and younger on Sundays beginning at 10:15 a.m. However should parents prefer, children of all ages are of course always welcome throughout the entire service in the main church.
10:30 a.m. - Fully Staffed Sunday School A fully staffed Sunday school is offered downstairs for all grades above Kindergarten. Parents are invited to observe, and are strongly encouraged (by Fr. Wes) to volunteer to participate in the Sunday School Ministry as occasional assistants or teachers. Please see him if you might be interested. Sunday School starts at 10:30, and the kids return to church after the Peace.
10:30 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Rite II, Nave
(Holy Eucharist at Lindley Inn, 9000 Hocking Hills Dr., The Plains, on the last Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m.
Please check the "Events Calendar".)
9:00 p.m. - Talk a little theology together (meet at the Casa Nueva downtown).
12 noon - Free Community Lunch
(Just a nice lunch, no worship service.)
Want to get outdoors and work with your hands and be a part of making food happen?
Try out 'Volunteer Saturday' at the Good Earth Farm from mid March through October. Volunteer work takes place throughout the morning, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch follows for everyone. After lunch is an informal Holy Eucharist for those who wish to participate. Volunteer Saturday takes place at the Good Earth Farm, 10011 Armitage Rd., Athens (just off the bike path).
WELCOME TO THE CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD! Whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of faith, we welcome you in the name of Jesus. This is God's house. You are welcome here.
FOR PASTORAL NEEDS, please contact Fr. Wesley Hills. Fr. Wes can be reached at the church (740-593-6877) or by e-mail at email@example.com. During business hours or for pastoral emergencies, he can also be reached on his cell phone at 760-522-0544 anytime, day or night.
TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact Fr. Wesley Hills at the church (740-593-6877) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH are the whole People of God. To inquire about various ways to participate, please speak to one of the clergy or staff. Please consult Ministries and Ways to Serve for more information on what we do.
The Rev. Wesley Hills, Priest-in-Charge
The Rev. Katharin Foster, Priest Associate
Marsha Reilly, Music Director
Church of the Good Shepherd
64 University Terrace
Athens, Ohio 45701-2913
or direct to Jesse Pyle,
email@example.com, for office related items.
Office Hours: The office is open from:
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.
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